Tag: cryptocurrency

  • Carney

    Mark Carney: BoE Remains Open to Possibility of Central Bank Crypto

    Speaking on the future of central banking, Mark Carney says the primary role of banks is maintain trust in money. As for cryptocurrencies, a Bank of England-backed coin is, for now, not being seriously considered because the current volatility inherent in the coins prevent them from being a...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 26, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Blockchain

    Tencent to Use the Blockchain to Derail China’s Counterfeit Invoice Industry

    Sellers of counterfeit, illegally-made receipts help businesses take advantage of tax loopholes in China, but that’s set to change with the application of blockchain technology in the handling of digital invoices. Disrupting China’s Counterfeit Invoice Market Faked official invoices are big business in China. One person who creates...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Pressured as Federal Prosecutors Investigate Price Manipulation

    The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency price manipulation purported by market participants. In the meantime, Bitcoin continues to move lower towards the $7,000 line in an overall gloomy week for digital currencies. U.S. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation Into Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation U.S....

    Ricardo Esteves | May 24, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Industry

    Circle Lets Users Invest in Cryptocurrencies With Just a Dollar

    Circle is making a lot of inroads in the cryptocurrency industry. The company wants to make it easier for consumers to get involved in Bitcoin and similar currencies. After securing $110 million in funding, the firm is launching a new feature. Known as Buy The Market, it is...

    JP Buntinx | May 23, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • askfm, askfm 2.0

    ASKfm Conquers New Peaks: Next Stop, the Moon

    Bitcoin has had an impressive sprint, and now ICOs are joining the list. Having been ready to provide the next best return on investment, but not all will make it through to the finish line, leave alone make it to the moon. The race to take the next...

    Guest Author | May 23, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • binance

    Binance Postpones Listing of ZenCash Following Pump and Dump

    Binance, the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value, has announced the listing of ZenCash (ZEN) today, only to see the currency’s network overload due to a price pump, which led the operator to postpone the listing until their blockchain is stable. ZEN is currently trading at the $40...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 23, 2018 | 8:30 am
  • Industry

    Survey: Most Cryptocurrency Traders are Young with Little Experience

    Social trading platform eToro has analyzed the profiles of its users who invested in cryptocurrencies between March 2017 and February 2018. The report reveals that Ripple (XRP) is the most traded digital currency on eToro’s marketplace. eToro Reveals Popularity of Crypto-Investment By Age, Gender, And Job Sector Global...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 23, 2018 | 4:30 am
  • Google

    Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Receives Proposition from Google

    According to a tweet from the Vitalik Buterin, founder of the world’s second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum, Google has approached him to see if he wants to help with a cryptocurrency/blockchain project. Buterin Considering Move to Google? In a now deleted tweet, Vitalik Buterin, the Russian-born programmer and a...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 22, 2018 | 9:00 pm

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